How to Delete a Network Printer Port

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SUMMARY

You can delete a network printer port in the Printers folder in Windows NT 4.0 or in Print Manager in Windows NT 3.x.

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Windows NT 4.0

  1. Open the Printers folder (on the Start menu, click Settings).
  2. On the File menu, click Server Properties, then click the Ports tab.
  3. Select the port you want to delete.
  4. In the Printers column, ensure that no printers are using the port you want to delete. If a printer is using that port, either remove the printer or assign it to another port.
  5. Click the Delete Port button.

Windows NT 3.x

  1. In Print Manager, select a local printer. If you have no local printers installed, choose Create on the Printer menu to create a new printer and skip step 2.
  2. On the Printer menu, choose Properties.
  3. Choose Details.
  4. Under Print to Additional Ports, select the printer port you want to delete.
  5. Choose Delete Port.

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Article ID: 125953 - Last Review: February 20, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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